Alaska is a beautiful vacation destination, whether you are planning a honeymoon or a quick weekend break. Check into a country inn, cozy bed and breakfast, or a stylish hotel surrounded by stunning mountain views. Explore Denali, Glacier Bay and Mendenhall Ice Caves, get to know the attractions and museums of Anchorage and Juneau, AK, or enjoy the natural surroundings of a perfect wilderness lodge.
1.Tutka Bay Lodge
© Tutka Bay Lodge
Located near a majestic fjord that stretches for over seven miles, the Tutka Bay Lodge is nestled amongst rugged scenery and stunning mountains, and visitors can also explore deserted beaches and romantic forests during their trip here.
The Tutka Bay Lodge is situated on over eleven acres, and there are only six cabins for guests, meaning that there is an intimate feel for those choosing to stay here. There is a deck area to enjoy the splendid views, as well as a sauna, hot tub, and boat house. Popular activities here include guided excursions to view bears in their natural habitat, as well as both deep sea and freshwater fishing. Best Things to Do in Homer
Kenai Peninsular Borough, Kachemak Bay, AK 99603, Phone: 907-274-2710
2.11th Avenue Bed and Breakfast
© 11th Avenue Bed and Breakfast
11th Avenue is a cozy, upscale bed and breakfast located in Anchorage just four blocks from the center of the city. The inn features four guest rooms of various sizes, as well as a private bungalow cottage next door.
Rooms include amenities such as luxury linens and plush bath towels, mountain and city views, and in-room TVs with free HBO. A two-course, family-style breakfast featuring organic produce is served from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the morning. Anchorage and the surrounding areas offer a wealth of activities, including dining, shopping, museums, fishing, biking, hiking, and skiing. Things to Do in Anchorage
334 West 11th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: 907-646-1410 | 855-446-1410 | 907-227-4104
3.Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast
© Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast
Alaska's Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast is housed in the historic Olds Mansion, which was built in 1906 and painstakingly restored over a four-year period. The inn sits in a residential area of Juneau overlooking the downtown area. The guest rooms are furnished with antiques and period décor, but include modern amenities such as private baths, toiletries, whirlpool tubs, and wireless internet.
Breakfast offers local specialties such as Dungeness crab and Alaska sourdough pancakes. Afternoon tea and snacks are also available. In the evening, guests can relax on the lighted outdoor deck after a full day of exploring the city of Juneau and the surrounding Alaskan countryside. Things to Do in Juneau
113 West 5th Street, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: 907-586-6507 | 888-588-6507
4.Camai Bed and Breakfast
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The word “camai” means “a warm, genuine hello,” and that is what guests of the Camai Bed and Breakfast will receive. The Camai is the oldest operating inn in the city of Anchorage and sits in a residential neighborhood that is just a 15-minute drive from downtown. The inn features two-room guest suites with sitting rooms, private baths, satellite TV, and wireless internet.
History and adventure are all around in Anchorage and the surrounding area. Popular attractions near the inn include several history museums, The Alaska Zoo, and The Alaska Botanical Gardens. Outdoor activities such as biking, skiing, and fishing are all nearby.
3838 Westminster Way, Anchorage, AK 99508, Phone: 907-333-2219 | 907-230-9182
5.Bear Lake Lodgings Bed and Breakfast
© Bear Lake Lodgings Bed and Breakfast
Bear Lake Lodgings Bed and Breakfast is the place to be for outdoor adventure. This rustic lodge sits on the shores of Bear Lake in Seward, Alaska.
Guests can take one of the inn’s kayaks out on the lake to watch the salmon run, climb nearby Tiehacker Mountain, or hike a trail that starts right out the back door of the inn! Four comfortable guest rooms offer beds with memory foam mattress toppers, luxury linens, private baths, balconies overlooking the mountains, cable TV, and complimentary wireless internet. A hearty breakfast is served each morning, and ice cream snacks are available in the evening. Best Things to Do in Seward
33820 Bear Lake Road, Seward, AK, Phone: 907-224-2288
6.Black Bear Inn
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The Black Bear Inn is a luxury hotel located on the water in Ketchikan, Alaska. This five-star hotel features tasteful décor, including artwork by Alaska’s best artists, Sirius surround sound, a living room, library, kitchen, and a covered outdoor deck with a hot tub and fire pit.
Guest rooms include high-end features such as memory foam-topped beds, plush bath robes, private baths with beautiful tilework, sitting areas, free wireless internet, and views of the water. There is also a separate cabin available for guests who crave more privacy. Bus service into Ketchikan is available each hour, and outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing, wildlife tours, and boat tours are available nearby. Best Things to Do in Ketchikan
5528 North Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: 907-225-4343
7.Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa
© Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa
Quality, luxury, and outstanding service are what guests will find at Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa. Located in the Tongess Rain Forest, Pearson’s is the only AAA Four-Diamond property in the state of Alaska. Upscale guest rooms offer amenities such as private entrances, fireplaces, flat-screen TVs, free wireless internet, and views of the water or the forest.
The Inn also offers a complimentary breakfast, hot tubs, a sauna, and outdoor decks and gardens. Guests can use one of the complimentary bikes or boats to explore the pond or visit the on-site spa for a variety of relaxing spa services.
4541 Sawa Cir, Juneau, AK 99801-8723, Phone: 907-789-3772 | 888-658-6328
8.Talkeetna Chalet Bed & Breakfast
© Talkeetna Chalet Bed & Breakfast
Talkeetna Chalet Bed & Breakfast is a rustic 3-story lodge located on ten private acres in the foothills of Denali National Park. The inn offers breathtaking views of the mountains, including Mt. McKinley and Mt. Foraker. Their wrap-around deck and outdoor hot tub are the perfect places to watch the northern lights.
Three guest rooms and two private cabins are decorated in Alaskan décor and feature comfortable beds, private baths, satellite TV, and free wireless internet. A homemade Alaskan breakfast is served each morning. The inn is located near the charming town of Talkeetna, and it is a great starting point for many outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, and airplane tours. Best Things to Do in Talkeetna
26344 So. Wolf Track Rd., Talkeetna, AK 99676, Phone: 907-733-4734
9.Hatcher Pass Bed and Breakfast
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Hatcher Pass Bed and Breakfast features genuine log cabins deep in the Alaskan Wilderness. Hatcher Pass is located in the Matanuska Valley near Wasilla and Palmer. Two charming log cabins come with private baths, free wireless internet, and TVs with DVD players. Each cabin features a kitchen that is fully stocked with food so you can make your own breakfast each morning.
Breakfast items include cereal, milk, sausage, eggs, bagels, muffins, coffee, and more. Hatcher Pass is the perfect place for guests who want to immerse themselves in the wilderness. There are many activities nearby, including hiking and biking, museums, golfing, scenic tours, and gold panning. Best Things to Do in Palmer
9000 N. Palmer Fishhook Road, Palmer, AK 99645, Phone: 907-745-6788
10.Big Bear Bed and Breakfast
© Big Bear Bed and Breakfast
Big Bear Bed and Breakfast is a charming Alaskan home located just two miles from downtown Anchorage. Innkeeper Carol is an excellent cook as well as a master gardener. Guests can enjoy a home-cooked breakfast with specialty Alaskan dishes such as sourdough pancakes or red salmon quiche, then stroll through the property’s beautifully landscaped gardens.
Guest rooms feature elegant, comfortable furnishings and amenities such as pillow-top mattresses and private baths. Nearby Anchorage offers shopping, dining, and museums. Outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, and airplane tours are also available in the surrounding areas.
3401 Richmond Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99508, Phone: 907-277-8189
11.Alaska honeymoon: The Silverbow Inn
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The Silverbow Inn is a modern, boutique style hotel located in the heart of downtown Juneau, Alaska. Guest rooms feature contemporary décor and modern conveniences such as private baths, luxury linens, plush towels, cable and internet TV, and fast wireless internet service.
The inn also boasts a beautiful rooftop garden with a Jacuzzi. A full breakfast is served each morning, and complimentary coffee, tea, and snacks are available 24 hours a day. Shopping, dining, and museums are all available in the vibrant city of Juneau. Nearby areas offer opportunities for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, glacier viewing, mountain climbing, and wildlife viewing.
120 2nd St, Juneau, AK 99801-1215, Phone: 907-586-4146
12.Glacier Bay Country Inn
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Glacier Bay Country Inn is more than just a hotel. The inn sits on 164 acres of land in the Alaskan rain forest just outside of Glacier Bay National Park. The inn offers special adventure packages that include activities such as hiking, salt-water fishing, bear watching, kayaking, and flight seeing to help guests get the most out of their trip to Alaska.
The property offers both lodge rooms and private guest cabins with comfortable furnishings, private baths, cable TV, and free wireless internet. Room rates include three meals daily, which are served in the lodge’s spacious dining room on the first floor.
35 Tong Road, Gustavus, AK 99826, Phone: 480-725-1494
13.Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay
© Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay
At the Gustavus Inn, guests will get a true Alaskan experience! Gustavus is a secluded, historic homestead located on the Icy Strait at the edge of Glacier Bay National Park. The inn features modern guest rooms with comfortable beds, wireless internet, and views of the meadow or the water. Three meals a day are served in the dining room at Gustavus.
Meals feature produce harvested from the inn’s own garden and fresh seafood from the bay. Enjoy Alaskan specialties such as sourdough pancakes or Dungaress crab. The inn’s staff is glad to help you plan for outdoor activities such as biking, hiking in the forest or the meadows, and ocean or freshwater fishing.
One Mile Gustavus Roa, PO Box 60, Gustavus, AK 99826, Phone: 800-649-5220
14.Escape For Two
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Escape For Two is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or a honeymoon adventure. Two private cabins with comfortable furnishings, kitchenettes, private baths, and views of the wilderness are available to rent. There is also a Yurt available in the summer months.
A basket of breakfast goodies is left in the cabin each morning, and for an additional fee, the inn’s staff will be glad to add special touches such as fresh flowers, chocolates, candles, and wine to the room. Escape For Two is located on the Kenai Peninsula and is close to excellent fishing and bird-watching opportunities and the Kenai Peninsula National Forest. Best Things to Do in Soldotna
49300 Charlie Brown Dr., Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: 907-262-1493
15.Alaska honeymoon: Alyeska Resort
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The Alyeska Resort is the premiere destination for world-class accommodations in Alaska. The 304-room Alyeska Resort offers luxury amenities such as a saltwater pool and whirlpool, a full-service spa, high-speed internet access, a scenic tram, and beautiful views of the mountains. Rooms contain pillow-top mattresses, plush bath robes and slippers, complimentary bottled water, room service, and in-room Starbucks coffee.
The resort offers six dining options, including a deli, two cafes, and the award-winning mountaintop restaurant Seven Glaciers. Nearby activities include hiking, rock climbing, boating, golf, wildlife cruises, and dog sledding, as well as daytrips to Anchorage and to the Kenai Peninsula. Best Things to Do in Girdwood
1000 Arlberg Avenue, Girdwood, AK 99587, Phone: 800-880-3880 | 907-754-2111
© Kantishna Roadhouse
Kantishna Roadhouse is located inside Denali National Park, so visitors who choose to stay here are signing up for the full Alaskan wilderness experience. The perfect place to get away from it all, this country lodge features traditional wooden cabins, and guests can choose from a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, or wildlife spotting.
In the evenings, you can relax and enjoy the views from the observation deck of your individual cabin, which is fully equipped to offer you all the comforts of home in a rustic setting. There are even spa sessions available for those looking to unwind after a day of rambling. Best Things to Do in Fairbanks
1 Doyon Place, Suite 300, Fairbanks, AK 99701, Phone: 800-942-7420
17.Hotel Captain Cook
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Situated in the downtown area of Anchorage, the Hotel Captain Cook is well known for its luxurious rooms and suites that overlook either the stunning Cook Inlet or the equally breathtaking Chugach Mountains. The hotel is a great base for those who want to explore historic Anchorage, and there are museums, shopping, and dining areas within walking distance.
Guests who fancy something more low key might want to check out the Hotel Captain Cook, which is a home away from home for those who just want to spend some time pampering themselves at the spa or in the pool areas. There is also an Athletic Club for those who want to get in a bit of exercise, or you can just enjoy the local setting and views.
939 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: 800-843-1950
18.Clover Pass Resort
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If you visit Alaska in search of some salmon or halibut fishing then the romantically named Clover Pass Resort is the perfect place to stay. Whether you are a serious angler who just wants to enjoy the Alaskan countryside while indulging your passion or a first timer in search of some expert advice and fishing tips, you will find friendly staff on hand to help out at the Clover Pass Lodge, and there are facilities to accommodate large groups and families as well as individuals.
The Clover Pass Lodge was established in the 1950s, meaning that you can enjoy more 60 years of history when you visit, and its location between the ocean on one side and mountains on the other only adds to its appeal.
708 North Point Higgins Road, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: 800-410-2234
19.Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge
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For visitors looking for a boutique lodge experience in Alaska, the Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge offers a cozy experience that pairs 12 guests with 10 staff, all of whom are experts on the local area. There are a range of activities on offer at the lodge, both over land or by water depending on guests’ preferences, and guides are available at all times to provide guests with a memorable experience.
Choose from activities such as hiking or fishing and reeling in some of Alaska’s finest salmon. There are traditional cabins at the lodge as well as fully catered delicious meals that make the most of the local produce. Best Things to Do in Homer
China Poot Bay, Box 956, Homer, AK 99603, Phone: 907-235-8910
20.Beachside Villa Luxury Inn
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The Beachside Villa Luxury Inn is one of the few waterfront inns in Juneau. This small, cozy inn features beautiful views of both the water and the mountains. All rooms come with private entrances, kitchenettes, luxury sheets, plush bath robes, and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms also have private balconies, Jacuzzi tubs, and fireplaces.
A continental breakfast is brought to the room each morning, and complimentary snacks and beverages are available throughout the day. Beachside Villa’s private concierge service is available to help guests book tours for fishing, whale watching, kayaking, glacier adventures, and helicopter tours.
3120 Douglas Hwy, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: 907-463-5531
© Talon Lodge
Located in Sitka National Historic Park, the Talon Lodge promises rustic local accommodations with a luxurious twist, meaning that all guests’ needs are taken care of from the second they arrive. At the Talon Lodge you can expect gourmet food as well as fishing trips that include either salt or freshwater fishing.
Trips all take place in the stunning Sitka area, and many include views over the Pacific or the legendary Mount Edgecumbe. In the evenings the Talon Lodge doesn’t disappoint with decks that face the ocean where guests can relax with a drink, or there is a bar area located within the lodge main building. There are even spa sessions available to soothe aches and pains after a long day fishing in beautiful Alaska. Best Things to Do in Sitka
PO Box 6506, Sitka, AK 99835, Phone: 800-536-1864
22.Crystal Creek Lodge
© Crystal Creek Lodge
Crystal Creek Lodge, based in the Bristol Bay area, is a fishing lodge that prides itself on its fishing opportunities and tours, as well as its friendly service that has collected a wealth of accolades and awards over the years. If you want to enjoy some of the best Alaskan fishing then you can catch trout, grayling, and salmon here, to name just a few.
Fishing trips are held either locally at the Naknek River, which runs past the Crystal Creek Lodge, or for those guests who are feeling adventurous, you can take a sea plane and explore other rivers, creeks, and smaller streams in the area. If you want a change from fishing, there are also bird watching programs available.
46 Big Creek Road, King Salmon, AK 99613, Phone: 907-246-3153
© Mission Lodge
If you want to combine a holiday to Alaska with a fishing trip then the Mission Lodge just may be the perfect destination for you. The lodge has tastefully decorated private rooms that are warm and inviting. They also serve premium Alaskan cuisine for those who want to try some of the local fare, and there are fishing trips available with locations accessible by float plane.
Fly out from the picturesque lodge and enjoy stunning views over famous Alaskan waters and then land and spend a tranquil day fishing for local favorites such as trout, pike, and salmon. All equipment will be provided for both experienced or novice anglers, and with twenty years in the business, Mission Lodge certainly knows how to pass on their love of all things fish related!
Aleknagik, Bristol Bay, AK 99555, Phone: 907-842-2250
24.No See Um Lodge
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For a slice of the Alaskan wilderness in Bristol Bay, look no further than the No See Um Lodge, the surrounding areas of which are full of sparkling rivers that provide a range of fishing opportunities. Salmon and trout abound in the area, and you may also get a glimpse of some of the local wildlife such as brown bears, bald eagles, or red foxes as you explore a few of the trails that snake across the area.
The No See Um Lodge is known for being a cozy and rustic establishment on the banks of the Kvichak River and has been around for over 40 years, making them experts in the local flora and fauna, and a trip here is perfect for those who want to enjoy a traditional fly fishing vacation in Alaska. Best Things to Do in Wasilla
6218 Beechcraft Circle, Wasilla, AK 99654, Phone: 907-232-0729
25.Tikchik Narrows Lodge
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Tikchik Narrows Lodge first opened its doors in 1969 and has been a powerhouse of freshwater fishing in Alaska ever since. The lodge belongs to fishing expert Bud Hodson, and in the Bristol Bay area, you can fish for five different species of salmon as well as trout, grayling, and pike.
During a trip to the Tikchik Narrows Lodge you can visit the Nushagak River as well as the famous Iliamna water. Other popular activities at the lodge include exploring the local picturesque area, and you can also take to the skies by seaplane for an aerial view of the stunning scenery.
PO Box 220507, Anchorage, AK 99522, Phone: 907-243-8450
25 Best Alaska Honeymoon Ideas
- Tutka Bay Lodge, Photo: Tutka Bay Lodge
- 11th Avenue Bed and Breakfast, Photo: 11th Avenue Bed and Breakfast
- Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast
- Camai Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Camai Bed and Breakfast
- Bear Lake Lodgings Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Bear Lake Lodgings Bed and Breakfast
- Black Bear Inn, Photo: Black Bear Inn
- Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa, Photo: Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa
- Talkeetna Chalet Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Talkeetna Chalet Bed & Breakfast
- Hatcher Pass Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Hatcher Pass Bed and Breakfast
- Big Bear Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Big Bear Bed and Breakfast
- Alaska honeymoon: The Silverbow Inn, Photo: The Silverbow Inn
- Glacier Bay Country Inn, Photo: Glacier Bay Country Inn
- Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay, Photo: Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay
- Escape For Two, Photo: Escape For Two
- Alaska honeymoon: Alyeska Resort, Photo: Alyeska Resort
- Kantishna Roadhouse, Photo: Kantishna Roadhouse
- Hotel Captain Cook, Photo: Hotel Captain Cook
- Clover Pass Resort, Photo: Clover Pass Resort
- Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge, Photo: Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge
- Beachside Villa Luxury Inn, Photo: Beachside Villa Luxury Inn
- Talon Lodge, Photo: Talon Lodge
- Crystal Creek Lodge, Photo: Crystal Creek Lodge
- Mission Lodge, Photo: Mission Lodge
- No See Um Lodge, Photo: No See Um Lodge
- Tikchik Narrows Lodge, Photo: Tikchik Narrows Lodge
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